Monday, May 23, 2005

BC's stronger NDP opposition - what can it do?

Now that the election is over (two results still to be finalised) how will the increased representation for the NDP opposition make a difference. Here's a useful and realistic perspective:
The Truth about a 'Strong Opposition'
by Rafe Mair

Forgive me if I go over a bit of old ground but it really is time we all understand what really happens in the Legislature and, more importantly, what does not. In interviewing two of the “star” Liberal candidates, Wally Oppal and Carole Taylor, I heard what I can only describe as breathtaking naiveté. They were going to raise the level of debate and bring fresh ideas to the House. They will do no such thing, of course.

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